This degree offers lower division preparation for students who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree in social work. The program is designed to prepare students for transfer to four-year social work programs.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Apply critical thinking to the research, effects and planning in the field and practice of social work.
- Investigate social worker duties in dealing with a wide variety of difficult social situations including discrimination, oppression, maltreatment, poverty and injustice.
- Analyze various situations and determine the proper role of a social worker and the various factors influencing the situation.
- Child Welfare1
- Counseling, Therapy1
- Community Organizations:
- Advocacy, Politics, Education1
- Criminal Justice/Corrections1
- Developmental Disabilities1
- Health Care1
- Organizational Development1
- Wellness Promotion1
- Human Resources1
- Public Welfare:
- Social Work1
Bachelor degree or higher recommended.
Associate in Arts Degree Requirements
|BIO-130||General Biology I||3|
|ECON-120||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|or ECON-121||Principles of Microeconomics|
|HED-201||Introduction to Public Health||3|
|Select one of the following:||3-4|
|Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences|
|Statistics for Life Sciences|
|SW-110||Social Work Fields of Service||3|
|SW-120||Introduction to Social Work||3|